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Mentally nearsighted

Mentally nearsighted

The person who is mentally nearsighted is apt to over-look objects and possibilities that are distant. He pays attention only to the problems immediately at hand and is blind to the opportunities that could be his by thinking and planning in terms of the future.

You are nearsighted if you do not make plans, form objectives, and lay the foundation for the future.

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